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Old 07-15-2004, 03:50 AM   #1
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where are u2 recording.

any pics . what happened to ther old studio.(any pics)
wher are they now(any pics)
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Im not a musician. I never thought great musical ability had anything to do with great songs though. Take Depeche Modes 'Just Cant Get Enough' for example. A classic but Im sure even I could play that one. Same goes for a lot of punk songs.

I think songwriting is more important than musical ability.

Just my $0.02 worth.
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Shaun

You changed the topic on me.

I dont have any pics.
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I think all the members of U2 are excellent musicians. Musicianship is so much more than being able to play tricky riffs or being able to play incredibly fast and complicated stuff. Musicianship is (or should be) more about being able to move people with your playing, being able to bring out emotions from your listener and being able to convey your emotions through your playing. In that sense U2 are excellent.
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Song equals Music

If you do a good song, you do good music.

So U2 are great songwriters and musicians.

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Old 07-15-2004, 07:24 AM   #6
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Since when were U2 not good musicians? Edge is one of the best guitarists out there, and I'm yet to hear a rhythm section as powerful as Larry and Adam. That's all.
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this topic is staler than last week's meatloaf.

shaun go listen to velvet revolver and take a cold shower.
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sometimes less says more.
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Old 07-15-2004, 03:33 PM   #9
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i think u2 are great songwritters, musicians is debatable as everyone has a difference definition of a musician.
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i love how people equate...

...songs that i can play on guitar= bad, dumb, easy, musically-suspect songs

because if you have any guitar skill, then you can pretty much dismiss just about the entire rock-n-roll movement of the last 40 years as musically inept

i will follow and pride are both pretty damn simple and pretty damn ingenious

you dont have to play your guitar with a weed wacker or try to invent a new chord to be a great musician
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well there go my years of practice playing guitar with a weed wacker! :-(

lol!
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